The second republic Vice-President, Alex Ekwueme is currently at the Intensive Care Unit of Memfys Hospital for Neurosurgery, in Trans-Ekulu, Enugu, after collapsing at his residence in the Independence Layout area of Enugu on Saturday.

A source in the Enugu State Government House on Wednesday said that the state government had made arrangements to fly Ekwueme, who is still in coma, out of the country, for medical attention in an undisclosed country.

The source explained that relevant officials of the state government had contacted Ekwueme’s personal physicians in order to arrange the planned medical trip.

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“The Enugu State Government is making arrangements to fly him (Ekwueme) out of the country to enable him to receive adequate medical attention.

“We have got in touch with his personal physicians to arrange the trip. He has doctors who have been attending to him before now, so we are arranging everything.

“The governor (Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi) has already visited him in the hospital and he is doing everything within his powers to ensure that Ekwueme recovers,” the source said.


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